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News Release: MDE Announces Meetings to Present “MS Succeeds Plan” for Student Achievement…

NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release: June 12, 2017 JACKSON, Miss. – The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) announced today a series of public meeting dates to unveil the state’s draft plan for elevating teaching and learning while focusing on school and district accountability. Public comments from a statewide listening tour informed the development of initiatives […]

Conversation with the Legislators!!!

To all citizens of Holmes County, you’re invited to attend a Community Meeting on Saturday, May 20, 2017.  Please click the link below for more detailed information: Community Meeting-Seniors Building If any questions, please feel free to contact our office.

ACTION EVENT: Free Our Girls Teach-In!

Kameisha Smith, our Youth Program Coordinator is reaching out to those of you that expressed an interest in our work around violence in school and communities towards women and girls of color.  We’ve been busy but our work to end systemic violence in communities and school, including corporal punishment, is still on-going.  As a matter […]



Parents of children who are ruled with Emotional Disorder (EmD) or who may be experiencing behavioral problems in school are cordially invited to a Parent Training hosted by: Families as Allies      

2016 Annual Week of Action Event!

Nollie Jenkins Family Center’s Annual Week of Action event against School PushOut is scheduled as follows: WHEN:  Sunday, October 23, 2016 WHERE:  417 N. Lexington Street, Durant MS TIME: 1:00-2:00 P.M. We will host a Teach-In around the impact of Black Girls who are suspended, expelled, and sent to alternative schools.   


NJFC – FAMILY GENERATED ANTI-VIOLENCE INITIATIVE Our organization will host – “The Lily In You” Brunch uplifting awareness and creating solutions to end Domestic Violence collectively. There will be a live fashion show, fine dining, live music and guest speakers. WHEN:  Sunday, October 23, 2016 WHERE:  417 N. Lexington Street, Durant MS TIME: 11:00 am […]

UPCOMING EVENTS – Mark your calendars!

    NJFC will be hosting the following events in October: Domestic Violence Rally  –  Saturday, October 22, 2016 Domestic Violence Brunch –  Sunday, October 23, 2016 Week of Action Event –  Sunday, October 23, 2016 More details forthcoming….


October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Nollie Jenkins Family Center, Inc. (NJFC) will be hosting several fundraising events throughout the months of September and October and asking for support of the community through donations.  Domestic Violence is a crime that unevenly or disproportionately impacts women and children…; so please donate by stopping by local […]

Mississippi 8th Annual Special Education Conference!

SAVE THE DATE! Building Partnerships…Working Together, February 25-26, 2016 – For Parents and Professionals – Click link below:   2016BuildingPartnershipsSaveTheDate